Fire Dept Holds Hunt to Find AEDs in Georgetown

The Georgetown Fire Department is sponsoring an Easter in October AED Hunt to encourage residents to locate Automated External Defibrillators in the community. An AED is a device that delivers an electric shock to restart the beating heart of a person with sudden cardiac arrest. Help the Georgetown Fire Department find AEDs in Georgetown area … Continue reading “Fire Dept Holds Hunt to Find AEDs in Georgetown”

City Budget Wins Award for 25th Year

For the 25th consecutive year, the City of Georgetown was given a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). The award was presented to the Finance and Administration Department for the budget for the 2013/2014 fiscal year that ends September 30. GFOA rates budget documents … Continue reading “City Budget Wins Award for 25th Year”

Chisholm Trail and City of Georgetown Water Utilities Consolidate Assets

Updated, Sept. 17: The City of Georgetown and the Chisholm Trail Special Utility District completed a transfer agreement on Friday that moves toward a consolidation of the two water utilities. The liabilities and assets of the district have been transferred to the City of Georgetown, according to the agreement. Chisholm Trail employees are now City … Continue reading “Chisholm Trail and City of Georgetown Water Utilities Consolidate Assets”

Memorial Stair Climb on 9/11 in Georgetown

Georgetown firefighters and police officers will participate in a memorial stair climb at Georgetown ISD football stadium on Thursday, September 11. The climb is done each year as a tribute to first responders who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. Participants will climb the equivalent of 110 stories—the height of the World Trade Center … Continue reading “Memorial Stair Climb on 9/11 in Georgetown”

Georgetown Animal Shelter – Where Animals are Priceless

The animals at the Georgetown Animal Shelter are priceless.  Every animal that comes to the shelter is provided basic care such as vaccinations and spaying or neutering the animals. Our shelter staff and volunteers go beyond the basics to offer a full spectrum of care, including: Vaccines against common diseases $60 dogs, $15 cats Spay/neuter … Continue reading “Georgetown Animal Shelter – Where Animals are Priceless”

Firefighters and Paramedics Help Deliver Baby

A woman gave birth to a healthy baby boy in the Williamson County Justice Center last week with the help of some Georgetown firefighters and paramedics from Williamson County EMS. There was no time to get to the hospital first, so after a very short labor, firefighters and paramedics delivered the baby in a women’s … Continue reading “Firefighters and Paramedics Help Deliver Baby”

Inner Visions Corporate Center Breaks Ground

It was a groundbreaking that reached for higher ground in Georgetown yesterday as officials and project partners shoveled earth to start the Inner Visions Corporate Center. The 60,500 square foot office complex will provide flex office space for biotech companies and other firms. Construction on the complex was to begin today according to Ken Horak, the … Continue reading “Inner Visions Corporate Center Breaks Ground”

Jet Supplier Sees High-Flying Handiwork

Employees of a Georgetown aerospace parts manufacturer got a rare tour of a luxury corporate jet on Monday where they saw the components they make installed inside a $65 million aircraft. Employees with Gulfstream flew a G650 business jet from the Gulfstream manufacturing facility in Savannah, Georgia to the Georgetown Municipal Airport. On a taxiway … Continue reading “Jet Supplier Sees High-Flying Handiwork”

Main Street Façade and Sign Grants for Downtown Businesses

The Georgetown Main Street program has presented a number checks this year to businesses for Façade and Sign Grants. The Main Street Façade and Sign Fund is a matching grant program for commercial buildings in the historic downtown area. (Click on photos to see a larger version.) ThunderCloud Subs at 814 S. Main Street received … Continue reading “Main Street Façade and Sign Grants for Downtown Businesses”

Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute Opens

Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute officially opened their doors on Thursday with a ribbon cutting ceremony followed by tours of the new facility. The 118-bed behavioral health hospital at 3101 S. Austin Avenue offers outpatient and inpatient services to provide care to people with a range of mental health conditions. They are currently serving adults, but … Continue reading “Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute Opens”

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